Chicago White Sox Trade Quentin, Get Two Pitchers

from the SRN wires CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have acquired right-handed pitcher Simon Castro and left-hander Pedro Hernandez from the San Diego Padres in exchange for outfielder Carlos Quentin. Castro, 23, combined to go 7-8 with a 5.63 ERA (72 ER/115.0 IP) and 94 strikeouts in 22 combined starts between Class AA San […]

Weekend Sports Report – 12/31/2011

with Les Grobstein, Steve Leventhal, and Alison Moran This is our final WSR show on YourSportsFan, because next week you will read about our new, improved website.  Anyways, today’s show is about the last week of the NFL regular season, the last week of 2011, and perhaps the last week of Mike Martz as Bears […]

They Said It

by Fred Pearlman Dallas Mavs Owner Mark Cuban, on his interest in purchasing the Dodgers: “My concern is someone is going to overpay.  I’ve got a lot of money but not unlimited money.  You don’t want all your money going to Frank McCourt.  You want to be able to rebuild and invest in players.” From […]

Editors Choice: Graham Nash – "Military Madness"

The Acid Flashback streaming is coming!  Here’s a little sample of what we play. This comes from his first solo release in may, 1971. He is assisted by bandmates David Crosby and Neil Young, along with Jerry Garcia and Phil Lesh from the Grateful Dead, as well as  Dave Mason, David Lindley, and Rita Coolidge.

Five Chicago Bears Named to Pro Bowl

from the SRN News wires LAKE FOREST, IL – The Chicago Bears had five players selected to the 2012 Pro Bowl this season: LB Lance Briggs, RB Matt Forté, ST Corey Graham, CB Charles Tillman and LB Brian Urlacher. The five Pro Bowl selections for the Bears are the most for the team since having […]

Home Improvement USA – 12/27/11

with David Rusch and Steve Leventhal Ashton Ritchie from Scotts discusses lawn and garden for all seasons. Real Estate issues are covered with representatives from Grant, Griffeth, and Lackie. In the third guest segment, John Drengenberg (“Mr. Safety”) from Underwriters Laboratories makes a return appearance. Click to hear the program http://www.yoursportsfan.com/audio/hiusa/hiusa_20111227.mp3

Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band – Crayons of Your Mind

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Weekend Sports Report – 12/24/11

with Les Grobstein, Steve Leventhal, and Alison Moran As the NFL season winds down, the Bears have their last important game, a continuation of the best rivalry in pro sports.  We do the regular round table, have a holiday audio treat for Packer Dave, a preview of the Bulls – Lakers X-Mas Day game, and […]

Dorf on Sports – 12/21/11

with Andy Dorf and Fred Wallin On this edition of Dorf on Sports Andy talks about some of the college Bowl games. He also talks about the NBA getting started and some of the Christmas Day games. The NFL is also a hot topic with teams fighting for playoff position. In addition, thoughts on Mayweather […]

Movie Review – "Young Adult" with Charlize Theron and Patton Oswalt

‘Tis the season of all the major hyped movies. “Mission Impossible” with Tom Cruise and “Sherlock Holmes” with Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law (to name a couple,) will grab most of the headlines but neither will be nominated for anything. “Young Adult” on the other hand wont get much press but guaranteed that two […]

Chicago Bears' Season Derails at Home Against Seattle

It’s hard to picture which was a worse train wreck, the one that is central to the plot in the movie “Super 8″ which I watched Saturday night, or what however many of the 61,542 fans who chose to show up at Soldier Field witnessed on Sunday afternoon. Chicago gave up thirty-one unanswered points in […]

WGA Moves 2013 Western Am to Alotian Club

by Rory Spears When the Western Golf Association (WGA) announced in 2008 that the Western Amateur Championship was leaving the Point O’Woods CC in Michigan, it announced a rotation that included seven Chicago area clubs as tournament hosts through 2015. Last year the WGA then added another Chicago area club. The Lake Forest based Knollwood as the […]

Weekend Sports Report – 12/17/11

with Les Grobstein, Steve Leventhal, and Alison Moran A very lively discussion ensues over the cause/effect of the Bears loss at Denver.  Things went everywhere from there, even going so far as to include Popeye and Olive Oyl, and Alison as a would-be NFL kicker.  You get all that, plus the regular NFL round table […]

Rolling Stone Interview with Kevin Barnes from "of Montreal"

Of Montreal will release Paralytic Stalks, their 11th studio album, on February 7th. Though the band have not abandoned their distinctive colorful funk, the disc finds frontman and songwriter Kevin Barnes spiking their tunes with abrasive noise, artful orchestration and some of the bleakest lyrics of his career Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/of-montreals-kevin-barnes-says-their-new-album-comes-from-a-darker-place-20111205#ixzz1gk3aXXq5 Looking forward to the […]

Bulls Waive Bogans

from the SRN wires The Chicago Bulls announced today that the team has waived guard Keith Bogans. Bogans (6-5, 215) started all 82 games for Chicago last season and posted averages of 4.4 ppg, 1.8 rpg, 1.2 apg in 17.8 mpg.  He also shot .404 from the field, .380 from downtown and .656 from the […]